Villanova Upsets Number 12 DePaul in Harry Perretta Final Home Game

Villanova: There are always emotions running high for the Senior players playing their final home game & this was more special as Villanova coach Harry Perretta would coach his final home game of his 42 years as Villanova Wildcats took on DePaul Blue Demons from Finneran Pavilion on the campus of Villanova University.

In the first quarter, the Wildcats would come out and jump all over on DePaul as they would have a lead of 8 at 18-10 with 2:34 left, DePaul went on a run and got the lead down to 1 to end the first quarter at 20-19. During the second quarter, the Wildcats would get a huge lead as they got it to 9 at 33-24 with 2:10 left, then DePaul would do the same thing as they ended the first quarter by cutting into the lead, Villanova took 33-30 lead at halftime

After seeing how the first half went, could the Wildcats pull the upset and send out the senior players and also Harry Perretta in his final game. The Wildcats would be in Full control as a crowd of 2,421 would see the Wildcats take down number 12 DePaul 76-58

There were a couple milestones that were hit in the game

Following the game, Villanova would honor Harry Perretta for his 42 years of coaching at Villanova

Final Numbers:
Villanova DePaul Womens

Postgame, Perretta was asked how it feels to upset number 12 DePaul in his final game as coach

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